Brunswick police seek suspect who shot and critically injured woman


Brunswick Police Capt. Wan Thorpe spoke with The Brunswick News and reports that they are on the lookout for a man, 18, who shot and critically injured a woman late last night at the 2600 block of Ellis St. The victim received a gunshot wound to the neck and is in critical condition at a Jacksonville hospital.

The suspect has been identified as Rashard Alford. He is considered armed and dangerous and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. He will be charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm in the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Thorpe said.

Witnesses told police that Alford was fighting with his girlfriend and allegedly shot the victim when she came to the aid of Alford's girlfriend.

If you have any information on Alford’s whereabouts or any further information about the shooting, please call Brunswick Police Sgt. Alan Carter at 912-279-2650, or Silent Witness hotline at 912-267-5516.

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Source: The Brunswick News

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